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1941 Waldemere Street
Top-Quality, Same-Day Surgery in a State-of-the-Art Center
The Cape Surgery Center at Sarasota Memorial opened its doors in 1985 as the result of a generous gift in memory of Helen S. Cape.
Cape Surgery is a same-day surgical center; a medical facility where certain elective surgical procedures are performed and patients return home the same day. An estimated 50 to 60 percent of all surgery can be performed in same-day surgical facilities. Outpatient surgery is a planned, elective, non-emergency procedure that your doctor has recommended and you have chosen.
At the Cape Surgery Center, your surgery will be performed by medical specialists in a state-of-the-art facility located next door to Sarasota Memorial Hospital, the region’s premier medical center. Cape Surgery is an outpatient department of Sarasota Memorial.
Although ambulatory surgery is commonplace today, the Cape remains the community leader as a multi-specialty center for outpatient surgery. Common procedures include cataract surgery, hernia surgeries and laparoscopic gallbladder surgery, many types of biopsies, pediatric surgeries including tonsillectomies and the insertion of tubes in the ears, many types of ear surgery, gynecological procedures including Laparoscopic hysterectomies, cosmetic surgery, many orthopedic procedures, podiatry procedures and excision of skin cancers.
Considering surgery? When you are considering elective surgery, consider this . . .
Is having an accredited facility and a highly trained staff important to you? If it is, then let your physician know that you would prefer to have your surgery performed at the Cape Surgery Center. The Cape has received continuous accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations since its opening in 1985. 100% of its RNs are certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
Cape surgeons are all members of Sarasota Memorial’s medical staff, with privileges to practice at the hospital. Cape’s Anesthesiology Department provides the same high levels of care, experience, equipment and patient monitoring found in Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s operating suites. Your anesthesia will be administered by expert anesthesia personnel.
Staff's expertise and accomplishments are a testimony to Cape’s commitment to providing the highest quality of care in a convenient, patient-centered atmosphere.
Please call (941) 917-1900 for more information.